Death notices, Nov. 7, 2013
■ Laura Bracken, 67, Palisade, died Nov. 6, 2013, at her home.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Palisade Baptist Church.
Mrs. Bracken was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Buck; one son, Ronald W. of Fort Myers, Fla.; two daughters, Kara K. Kuechler and Andrea L. Bracken, both of Clifton; her father, Marshall M. Scott of Grand Junction; one brother, Morris Scott of Parker; one sister, Lorraine Gillis of Thornton; and two grandchildren.
■ Betty Cool, 72, Clifton, died Nov. 5, 2013, in Denver.
Services are pending with Palisade Funeral Home.
Ms. Cool is survived by one daughter, Deborah Cool.
■ William “Bill” Cutter, 81, Grand Junction, died Nov. 4, 2013, in Grand Junction.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Nov. 15 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Survivors include three sons, Larry of Colorado Springs, David of Grand Junction and Michael of Denver; one daughter, Carrie of Denver; one brother, Jack of Longmont; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., Grand Junction 81501.
■ John Hartman, 93, Rifle, died Nov. 1, 2013, at Colorado State Veterans Home at Rifle.
Services are pending with Martin Mortuary.
Survivors include one son, John Jr. of Marco Island, Fla.; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.
■ Maureen Keesler, 72, Grand Junction, died Nov. 6, 2013, at HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction.
Services are pending with Grand Junction Funeral Home.
She is survived by her husband, Herb.
■ Elizabeth Claire “Betty” Luna, 79, of North Fork Valley, died Oct. 30, 2013, at her home in Crawford.
Services have been held.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Smith and Barbie Dickinson, both of Crawford.
■ Robert Ryan Mason, 87, Grand Junction, died Nov. 1, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Mr. Mason was a utility plant director.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Martin Mortuary. Services will be at 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary with graveside services to follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia; two sons, Harold of Littleton and Michael of Fort Morgan; one daughter, Diana Raff of Sterling; two brothers, Bernie and Chuck, both of Sterling; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 123 N. Seventh St., Unit 110, Grand Junction 81501.
■ Gerald York, 72, Palisade, died Nov. 5, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Grand Junction Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Palisade Christian Church.
Mr. York was a baker.
He is survived by his wife, Lisa; four brothers, Charles, Mike, William and Dennis; three sisters, Gloria Lemmons, Brenda York-Gaskin and Maureen Jones; and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Palisade Christian Church, 3702 G Road, Palisade 81526.